The original Collins mix with gin.
This late 19th Century number is exceedingly simple, and exceedingly good. That Tom guy would have been a good bloke I reckon.
- Beefeater Gin
- Lemon juice
- Sugar syrup
- Egg white
- Soda water
Make your own Tom Collins
- Add cubed ice to a long glass
- Add all the ingredients except the soda water to a Boston glass and shake vigorously. The egg white should produce a fluffy froth
- Pour mixture over the cubed ice and top with soda water
- Garnish with an orange slice